Helping credential owners and badge earners win critical Acclaim!

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Acclaim translates learning outcomes, including certifications, degrees or other credentials, into web-enabled representations called badges. Leading the development of this new industry, Pearson VUE is working with professional associations, academic institutions, corporations, regulatory agencies and other credential issuers to ensure Acclaim provides what they need most: control, authenticity and verification.

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Acclaim enables badge-earners to:

  • Broadcast certifications or other achievements on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter; over email or embedded on a personal website
  • Get employers’ attention by showcasing skills
  • Instantly verify credentials
  • Control where and how information is shared

For credential-issuers, Acclaim:

  • Improves authenticity and reduces credential fraud through trusted online validation
  • Increases brand exposure
  • Reduces or even eliminates the time and expense to respond to validation inquiries
  • Presents strategic and low-cost marketing opportunities while strengthening stakeholder relationships
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